Dr Damian Cox

Honorary Associate Professor

School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry
Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

Honorary Associate Professor

School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry
Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

Overview

Dr Damian Cox’s ares of research is Ethics, particularly ethical theory.

Dr Cox holds a BA(hons) (ANU); PhD (Melbourne).

His teaching areas include: Introduction to philosophy; Philosophy and Film; Cognitive science; and Ethics.

Dr Cox’s current research projects include:

  • The moral and philosophical psychological character of integrity;
  • Critiques of utilitarianism and agent-based virtue ethics; Ethics and decision theory; The limits of Moral Obligation.

Research Interests

  • The moral and philosophical psychological character of integrity
  • Critiques of utilitarianism and agent-based virtue ethics
  • Ethics and decision theory
  • The limits of Moral Obligation
  • Philosophy of film
  • Film as a philosophical resource
  • Films and the philosophical critique of racism
  • Virtual theory and judgement of character

Publications

  • Cox, Damian and Levine, Michael (2017). Music and ethics: the very mildly interesting view. Oxford Handbooks Online. (pp. 1-18) New York: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199935321.013.145

  • Cox, Damian (2015). Overcoming victimhood: stoicism, anti-stoicism and Le Fils. Victim victorious: from fire to phoenix. (pp. 1-14) edited by Marie-Claire Patron and Stephen S. Holden. New York, NY, United States: Nova Science Publishers.

  • Cox, Damian and Crook, Peter (2015). Plato's paradox of leadership. Leadership and ethics. (pp. 129-150) London, United Kingdom: Bloomsbury Academic.

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • (2005) Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Cox, Damian and Levine, Michael (2017). Music and ethics: the very mildly interesting view. Oxford Handbooks Online. (pp. 1-18) New York: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199935321.013.145

  • Cox, Damian (2015). Overcoming victimhood: stoicism, anti-stoicism and Le Fils. Victim victorious: from fire to phoenix. (pp. 1-14) edited by Marie-Claire Patron and Stephen S. Holden. New York, NY, United States: Nova Science Publishers.

  • Cox, Damian and Crook, Peter (2015). Plato's paradox of leadership. Leadership and ethics. (pp. 129-150) London, United Kingdom: Bloomsbury Academic.

  • Cox, Damian, La Caze, Marguerite and Levine, Michael (2014). Integrity. The Handbook of Virtue Ethics. (pp. 200-209) edited by Stan van Hooft, Nafsika Athanassoulis, Jason Kawall, Justin Oakley, Nicole Saunders and Liezl Van Zyl. Durham, United Kingdom: Acumen Publishing.

  • Cox, Damian and Levine, Michael P. (2013). Avatar: racism and prejudice on Pandora. Race, Philosophy and Film. (pp. 117-133) edited by Mary K. Bloodsworth-Lugo and Dan Flory. New York, NY, USA: Routledge.

  • Holden, Stephen S. and Cox, Damian (2013). Social marketing: immunizing against unethical practice. Contemporary issues in social marketing. (pp. 59-75) edited by Krzysztof Kubacki and Sharyn Rundle-Thiele. Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

  • Cox, Damian and Levine, Michael (2010). Damned lying politicians: Integrity and truth in politics. Professional ethics and personal integrity. (pp. 44-67) edited by Tim Dare and W. Bradley Wendel. Newcastle upon Tyne, NE, United Kingdom: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

  • Cox, Damian, Levine, Michael and La Caze, Marguerite (2001). Integrity.

Journal Article

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Completed Supervision